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    December 9, 2012
    8:00 - 10:00am PST  

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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >> coming up for live and antioch as they look for a suspect of a murdered man. >> the student government at u-c berkeley wants to ban salvation army bell ringers from campus. we'll explain why. >> dallas cowboys defensive tackle josh brent taken into custody after a crash that killed one of his teammates. we'll have details on that investigation coming up.
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>> i'm marty gonzalez. ysabel duron is off today. we'll have more on our top stories in a moment. but first, let's get a quick check of your forecast with janu >> good morning. as for this afternoon, we will have sunny skies and warmer temperatures compared to yesterday with authorities. for this evening it is going to be cool inland. mostly clear we could see some fog again. taking a look at temperatures in the north bay. a bit warmer in the 50s. with mid 40's for the east bayshore as we go for the afternoon. we will get to the 60s mid-60s an antioch, livermore, 68 in oakland to. 54 in half moon bay fior59 in the santa rosa. and mid-60s fort san rafeal.
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your full forecast, coming up with mid- >> new this morning. police in antioch are investigating a homicide that took the life his home. kron four's mike pelton joins us live now from the antioch police department with more on what happened, >> this is. banyan and mahogany and after 10:a party last night they responded to reach " shots fired " col. the 43 year-old was found shot multiple times in front of his home. they have not released and the description or made any arrests. i spoke with one man that that works nearby
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and he says this area is especially violent. they need more information if you have any information it would like to hear from you and your reporting live from antioch, mike pelton, kron 4 news. >> in oakland shooting near jack london square. it happened in broad daylight saturday afternoon and just blocks away from the police department. police say the victim was pronounced dead on the scene. the suspect is still on the loose. and in concord, police are looking for the person that released pepper spray in a grocery store. at least 20 people were sickened by the spray last night at a foodmax store on monument boulevard. hazmat members checked for any other dangerous chemicals. but didn't find any. >> the salvation army is stirring controversy on the u-c berkeley campus. the student government is upset over what it says is discriminatory policy against gays and lesbians by the salvation army. kron four's philippe djegal explains some students want bell ringers banned from the university.
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>> if these government permission tgets their way, there will not have permission to come on campus ever again. >> i think it is going too far. i would disagree with the >> that they have their beliefs and that sounds like the student body is discriminatory against the salvation army. >> they passed a resolution against discriminatory practices of the salvation army and want to end the presence of the donation containers of the uc- berkeley campus. students have mixed opinions. >> from a my stamps i feel like christians should be the bigger person is so regardless of somebody being political. perhaps to the right thing going forward. >> the resolution saying
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that this is only services are an accepted by people about abide by the salvation army. however, the salvation army statement assess the fed is totally false all they needed to do is show a demonstrated need. >> based on gender. >> our messages to uc- berkeley were not returned to and and the salvation army has not been contacted by the university of there not been on the campus for a lease the past five years. in berkeley, kron 4, phillipe djegal. >> a san francisco tradition kicked off last night in union square. last night marked the first night of hanukkah. with the lighting of a 25 foot mahogany menorah. a jewish hip-hop artist helped lead the celebration. the
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ceremony at union square is now in its 37th year. the holiday includes a present for each of the eight days of hanukkah. >> new this morning. it is the day many same-sex couples in washington state have been waiting for. it is the first day they could marry after the state's new voter-approved law allowing gay marriage took effect this week. hundreds of same-sex couples picked up their marriage licenses as early as thursday. and after the state's three-day waiting period, the earliest weddings took place was just after midnight. >> still ahead on kron four news weekend. tensions are rising in egypt once again as an opposition group calls for protests against the government. we'll have an update. >> and a tentative agreement has been reached with striking employees at the port of oakland. we'll have details on the new contract.
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forces in the country worked with the afghan military in the rescue operation. it 's not clear whether the doctor was harmed by his captors. but we do know that the doctor will be able to rejoin his family for the holidays. pakistani intelligence officials say a u-s drone strike killed a senior al- qaida leader. they say the al qaida commander died when missiles hit a house near the afghan border. his wife was killed, his daughter was wounded in the attack. officials say the al qaida leader became second in command in june after another senior leader was strike. >> egypt's liberal opposition group is calling
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for more protests today. this comes after president mohamed morsy rescinded a decree that gave him near absolute power. however, morsy is going a constitution adopted by his islamist allies. so now, the 'national salvation front' is calling for a demonstration against that referendum. venezuelan >> president hugo chavez will return to cuba today after announcing that his cancer has returned. chavez says he'll undergo more surgery. the 58-year-old president said tests show the return of malignant cells in the pelvic area where tumors were first removed. chavez won re-election in october. he said for the first time yesterday that if his health were to worsen, his successor would be venezuela's vice president. outside this morning. power is back on for 19- hundred p-g-and-e customers a live look outside. a beautiful day in the san jose south bay. (music)
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>> welcome back, 8:14.
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breezy but we are expecting a beautiful day around the bay area. janu? >> this high-pressure is keeping us up dry and also that warm-up but as we look ahead a sunday and monday sunny and mild tuesday and wednesday, showers going to save by which midday on wednesday. we will still be dealing with leftover showers on thursday taking a look at current temperatures 30's. 37 in vallejo low 50s along the coast as to go towards 10:00 a.m., a mixture of 50s and 60s. widespread 60s. for those going out this evening by 8:00 p.m. it will be a mixture of 50s and 60s out there. taking a look at mid
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60s for fremont. '70s and the los gatos. 64 expected in the los gatos, half moon bay. mid-60s for san rafeal. for those going to the sierras it looks like sunny and windy conditions. pretty windy also at the higher elevations. lows in the mid- 20s. wexpect some pretty cold nights in store for for up there. showers and what other but to say, once a, sundays and conditions expected. >> power is back on for 1900
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hundred1900--customers of pg&e customers in el sobrante following an outage late last night. utility officials say a failed power switch caused the outage just after eleven. p-g-and e restored the power in about half an hour. meanwhile, a power pole was reported down about a block away from the source of the outage. it is not clear how the pole came down but utility officials say it's not related to the outage. a car hit a power pole in sunnyvale around 3:15 a.m., causing an outage for thousands. initially, it left 65- hundred people in the dark in cupertino, sunnyvale, los altos and los altos hills. currently, the outage is down to about 2-hundred- and-40 customers. p-g-and-e expects to restore service to them by about 3:30 this afternoon. >> port of oakland employees have voted to accept a four-year contract agreement. the agreement was reached after a 24-hour strike last month that disrupted port operations. the tenatative agreement
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includes a cost of living raise for employees, a 35- hundred dollar signing bonus and other provisions. the contract now goes to the for approval. >> in the east bay, three teenagers were arrested on charges of making homemade pipe bombs and detonating them. one of the explosions destroyed a mailbox in pleasant hill friday night. but police say it could have been much worse. kron-4's aleica reid explains the bomb squad had to be called in when officers caught up to the juveniles. >> that was the walnut creek bomb squad and definitely a bomb early sunday morning of your memo we got a call of an explosion on a neighborhood of christine court. we found that a mailbox had been destroyed by an explosive device. >> this is the mailbox fetish read it to pieces. it started when there is a huge blast on this normally -- this mail box was--shredded it to pieces.
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>> i knew that it wasn't anything normal because of the enormity of the north side of the right to get on the ground. >> the war love to residents, mama. >> my right ear was near the window and it was a deafening they saw and as you believe the scene and that same read s u v was seen at a local school. >> this was a significant pipe bomb. all of the damage that you could expect. the mailbox was completely destroyed. had anybody been close to it. kerwould have been the certainly injured. >> if there were standing close enough the bomb squad said that it could kill somebody although that the other bomb was found at the school they do not believe that this was a target it merely a meeting place for the students. >> sausalito police looking
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for these two women that were using a stolen credit card. this was at a share from the station on halloween they are believing to be driving a black bass to be and also anybody that is recognizing -- driving a black test as ts u v a beautiful day. coming up, a charity helping to fulfill christmas wishes of. children. first, the look outside will be back.
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live look outside at
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heavenly ski resort. sunny and windy conditions in the sierra today with highs reaching the mid- 40's. just a glorious sunday morning in the cirrus. in the sierras- >> volunteers in the south bay spent part of this weekend building thousands of bicycles for kids. kron-4's jeff pierce reports on the good deed for children who might not otherwise get a present for christmas. bicycles, thousands of bicycles were being built in san jose saturday morning by turning wheels an organzation that gives them to children that would probably never have the opportunity to have a shiny day. >> you can't get a better gift than a bike and you ride it everyday, you ride it to >> turning wheels has been building new bicycles for eight years and this year more then three thousand bicycles were assembled by more than a thousand volunteers who took joy in their tasks >> every kid deserves a bike and a good christmas so it's fun.
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it was the best present i ever had so i know how good it feels to get a bike. >> i enjoy seeing the kids get bikes so it's a good feeling. >> turning wheels has had no difficulty finding bicycle builders. we opened registration and within four minutes we closed registration we have a thousand builders. >> corporate sponsers and local fire departments had to compete for a spot for a team to assemble the bicycles. we tried to get a team for the last two years but as you can see they have an abundance of teams and we actually got denied a couple of years but we finally got in and we're having a good time doing it. once people come they come year after year after year. the pictures that i saw from last year of the kids getting there bikes it really made me want to come down and help out. >> the bicycles are distributed to local charities who make sure that deserving children receive a bicycle this christmas. some lucky children got to assemble their own bicycle. >> we actually teach them how to put together a bike which is a lot of fun for them. for director sue runsvold it is all about the season. >> i kind of well up on
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this day, it's a good day and it's about all of us. it's not about one face or one name it's about all of us. over the last eight years turning wheels has given out more than eighteen thousand bicycles. in san jose jeff pierce kron four news. >> we've seen our fair share of santa photos. but this one might be among the best. check this out, this picture is currently making the rounds on facebook with over 218-thousand likes. it was taken in a boise, idaho mall. the mom said she stood in line for over 30 minutes for a chance to have her 8 month old son meet santa for the first time. but then her son fell asleep! however, santa didn't seem to mind.offering to take a picture with the tot napping on his stomach. >> coming up on kron 4 news this weekend. they're
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packing patience just how busy it has been and also this live look to the bay bridge a beautiful, beautiful start. plenty of sunshine and janu will be up with the forecast.
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>> the police and antioch are investigating a man was shot in front of this home near banyan the road. the 43 year old had multiple gunshot wounds. so far, no arrests had been made. we will have a live report with mike pelton. >> a developing story in san jose. police say 14 year old boy was stabbed during a christmas in the park event. it's the first serious crime to happen at the annual celebration in some time. the christmas in the park celebration attracts some 450-thousand visitors each
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year. police say they say the stabbing was gang related. the 14 year old suffered stab wounds to his chest and arm. three suspects were seen running away. >> a sign of the season in downtown san francisco this weekend. traffic is higher than usual with shoppers and drivers packing the area in and around union square. more now from kron four's jeff bush who braved the holiday crowds. >> traffic has been crazy down here at union square but those who chose to drive had to be patient because it's been a slow roll all day long. the drive down oferrel street was a slow motion affair and it took several cycles of the traffic lights just to move a block. it was a convergence of pedestrians and other drivers and total gridlock was often the case at any given intersection within a mile of the square. (horns honking)
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>> freyed nerves and impatience were affecting many drivers who were caught off guard by the overwhelming amount of drivers ( honking ) >> and pedestrians. thousands of people were out and about with their shopping bags in tow. when the lights turned, you can see that the intersections were filled with at least a hundred people every time the light turned green. but, eventually, as slow as it was, people got where they were going and joined in with the annual tradition of holiday shopping in the city. i'm jeff bush, live in union square, kron four news >> in san francisco today. the postal service is doing its part to help spread holiday cheer. they're holding sunday mail collection for the next two weeks. starting at 9 a.m. you'll be able to mail season's greetings from the lakeshore post office. that's on sloat boulevard. at 10, service will begin at the marina green post office on buchanan street. at 11 they'll be accepting
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mail at macy's in union square. then at noon the s-f-o airport post office will open for business. >> let's take a quick look outside this morning. the san mateo bridge it is a beautiful morning. janu? >> this is a view from our mount tam cam the wind speeds are pretty high. expecting plenty of sunshine for the morning and afternoon secure still dealing h santa rosa, concord with 40's and 50's. i45 and redwood city. 68 in oakland, 64 in san bruno.
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and for the north bay, upper 60s with 69 degrees in santa rosa. 69 in novato and the 69 in downtown san francisco. if you're going to go to the 49ers game? kickoff = 1: 05 even your forecast involving showers toward the end of this workweek. >> police in irving texas are investigating a deadly crash involving two dallas cowboys football players. police say that defensive tackle josh brent, seen here in this mugshot, was drunk and speeding when he hit with a curb early saturday morning. the crash caused his vehicle to flip and killed fellow teammate jerry brown. brent has been charged with intoxication manslaughter. a felony punishable by two to 20 years in prison. >> it appears that he was traveling at a high rate of speed. his vehicle touched
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or impacted the outside curb costs mccarter to flip. they believe that alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident. he was asked to perform a field sobriety tests >> the cowboys released a statement saying the team is deeply saddened by the accident and brown's death. >> police have released the dashcam video of officers questioning kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher at three a-m. just hours before he took his own life. police say belcher appeared drunk and sleepy. he was in his car parked outside an apartment building. they eventually decided to let him go if he agreed to go inside the building. it was just a few hours later when belcher killed his girlfriend kasandra perkins before heading to arrowhead stadium where he shot himself. a 25 thousand dollar reward is being offered in connection with the death of a giants fan during the
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world series victory celebration. 37-year-old sean moffitt died from head trauma on october 30th. two days after he was hurt during street celebrations in the haight-ashbury neighborhood. police are trying to figure out how he died. relatives hope the reward offer will lead to an arrest and conviction. >> after winning the first two games of their seven game road trip. the warriors faced off against the team with the worst record in the n-b-a. david lee scored 24 points and snagged 17 rebounds to lead golden state over the washington wizards 101-to- 97. klay thompson added 23 points and stephen curry scored 22 to keep his record of seven straight games with 20 points or more going. the warriors are thirteen and seven on the season and are currently sitting in second place in the pacific division. next up the warriors head to charlotte on monday to take on the bobcats.
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and you're fight. >> former republican presidential candidate mitt romney wishing luck to boxer manny pacquaio. pacquaio was out of luck though. he got knocked out cold at the end of the sixth round against juan manuel marquez in las vegas last night. this is the 4th time the two fighters have met in the ring. the first was a draw, with pacquiao claiming narrow victories on points in the other two. both fighters say they'd consider a fifth fight. >> still ahead on kron 4 news weekend at the update of former south african president, nelson mandela. a lot of sunshine this morning. we will have the forecast in a few moments
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>> hospitalized former south african president nelson mandela is reportedly comfortable and in good care. that's according to the country's current president jacob zuma, who met with the civil rights icon this morning. mandela was admitted to a hospital for testing. this is video from his 94th birthday earlier this year. few additional details about his condition are available. worshippers concerned about mandela have gathered at a johannesburg church. which has been a center for anti- apartheid protests. >> there are plenty of holiday-themed events happening around the bay today. here are just a few. it's snow day in berkeley's gourmet ghetto. starting at 10 a.m. parents can take their kids to visit the snow queen and work on craft projects. that's free, at 16 - 73 shattuck avenue in berkeley. >> then at 4 p.m. festivities begin down in santa clara's great america amusement park. this weekend is chinese and hispanic cultures weekend. santa will be there, along with dancers, magicians, a
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laser light show and more. also in the south bay, an event for the second night of hanukkah the jewish community center of silicon valley is hosting a menorah lighting. that's at 4 p.m. at the santana row shopping center on olin avenue. the bay area's favorite way >> coming up, a great ideas of your not quite sure what to get your friends and family. >> the bay area's favorite to ring in the new year. is always with kron 4. the biggest parties and spectacular fireworks. will all be on kron 4's new year's live show. it is hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich. it's the only local and live show in the bay area. to ring in the new year, and this year it promises to be bigger and better than ever. kron 4's - new year's live. (music)
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we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >> welcome back to kron 4.
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we can see sunny skies and a little bit of fog in the bay area. however, said the commission's expected today, tomorrow. tuesday, wednesday, with a sunny- conditions expected today, tomorrow. tapering off with a sun/showered mixture on thursday. temperatures 40's and napa, novado, '50s in san francisco. mid 40's for the east bayshore. a mixture of 50s and 60s indicated by the green. more widespread by noon. and as for the afternoon highs upper 60s. for those going out this evening a mixture of 50s and 60s. taking a look at those numbers. half moon bay, 60s and oakland. sunny for los
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gatos with mid-60s for the inland valleys. 69 degrees and the santa rosa. and even beautiful conditions expected for downtown san francisco. though snowfall expected for lake tahoe. we are showing some what weather in the forecast. >> on that note, thank you, john do. if the crowds and traffic... janu. >> if the crowds and traffic shopping. you're in luck. today, we have some gift ideas you can purchase online or at least look into ahead of time before venturing outside. joining us this morning is. mike wallenfels. he's the c- e-o of timbuk 2 in san francisco. >> for the adrenaline junkie dad - gopro hero3
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it is good all season. the weather is right. >> weekend, we day it does not matter because sometimes they have restrictions. >> sometimes it is even higher for holiday but as a passionate skier i would say we from the holidays. >> what about this next one? >> for the hottest is that you take pictures and hold them in your hand. can you imagine? >> what and concept [laughter] >> for the hipster dad - polaroid 300 instant camera: $99.99 with film or $69.99 these are great for parties, the vents, and if you're going somewhere to be able to share. search or events. >> a lot of times this is back in time. here, you can
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is a digital microphone that is instantly recognized for any audio or video application. if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, you can email us at peoplebehavingbadly@kron4.co m www.kron4.com conventional wisdom says that bed bugs are found in beds, not books. as was the case in washington state. librarians at the university of washington were shocked their library books were infested with the bugs. officials collected 45 books out of the library's collection of over seven million. and froze them effectively killing the bugs. experts say that there has been a rise in bed bug cases across the country in recent stories... >> we talked to professionals that are treating bedbugs throughout the united states and people that are calling for pest control four times more than last year for bedbug. be aware. if you get and
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irritation or biting on your children and to an inspection. >> the university also brought bugs to make sure all of their facilities were clear of the infestation. >> three women who went out to eat at a casino in stockton got quite a shock when they got their bill. but it wasn't the amount on the tab that was disturbing. someone typed up the words 'fat girls" on the receipt. this happened at the cameo casino club in stockton. the women immediately took the check to the manager. the manager tried to remedy the situation by offering them 50 percent off. but they say that isn't enough. >> that is nothing. i just kept saying it over and over again i still cannot believe it. if this is something that we cannot change and will have to deal with >> the worker responsible for that check was already
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off duty by the time the women complained. he has now been suspended while the casino reviews the incident. >> coming up this man was found dead in front of his home in antioch a live report and also a sign of the season. traffic and shoppers unionists were shopping. and travel mom .. will have some tips on how to get the best holiday deals. it is not too late. this and more returned.
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>> if the uc-berkeley has there were university bell ringers on campus ever a, i think it has gone last
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month, the resolution of discriminatory practices of the salvation army and and presence of the donation containers on the uc- berkeley campus students have mixed opinions. >> they have to have a state of tolerance. >> for my stands i think that the christians should be the bigger people if it is disproportionate on one hand we should not give them something to attack us for. >> they say that the salvation army church services are only available for people that abide by the doctrine that they set forth which does not support homosexuality. they requested a statement saying that it is totally false all
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they need is demonstrated the >> i would not agree with any discrimination. >> they have released a statement saying that the bell ringers have not been on the campus for a least four years. the student government at u- salvation army bell ringers from campus. >> a san francisco tradition kicked off last night in union square. last night marked the first night of hanukkah. with the lighting of a 25 foot mahogany menorah. a jewish hip-hop artist helped lead the celebration. the ceremony at union square is now in its 37th year. the holiday
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includes a present for each of the eight days of hanukkah. new this morning. it is the day many same-sex couples in washington state have been waiting for. it is the first day they could marry after the state's new voter-approved law allowing gay marriage took effect this week. hundreds of same-sex couples picked up their marriage licenses as early as thursday. and after the state's three- day waiting period, the earliest weddings took place was just after midnight. still ahead on kron four news weekend. once again as an opposition group calls for protests against the government. we'll have an update. and a tentative agreement has been reached with port of oakland. from campus. we'll explain why. dallas cowboys defensive tackle josh brent taken into we'll have details on that we'll have more on our top stories in a moment. but janu new this morning. police in antioch are investigating a new this morning. police in antioch are investigating a homicide thalook at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options,
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nature valley granola thins. nature at its most delicious. >> the power is back on for a number of residents. pg&e took 30 minutes to restore the power to about 1100 consumers. a power pole was reported to being down. and
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in the south bay in the sunnyvale, a car hit a power pole reporting outages. initially it left 6600 people in the dark and cupertino, sunnyvale, los altos and los of cosell's. currently, 2140 customers are still without power. they're expected to have power by 3:30. hundred p-g-and-e customers utility officials say a failed power switch caused the outage just afterp-g-and e restored the power in about half an hour. meanwhile, a power pole was reported down about a block away from the source of the it is not clear how the pole came down but utility officials say it's not related to the outage. a car hit a power pole in causing an outage for thousands. initially, it left 65- hundred people in the dark in cupertino, sunnyvale, loscurrently, the outage is 40 customers. p-g-and-e expects to restore service to them by about 3:30 this afternoon. port of oakland employees
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have voted to accept a four- year contract agreement. the agreement was reached after a 24-hour strike last month that disrupted port operations. the tenatative agreement includes a cost of living raise for employees, a 35- hundred dollar signing bonusthe contract now goes to the board of port commissioners for approval. >> also, these women have been reported the using a stolen credit card this is surveillance video. they are driving this black s u v. anybody who recognizes this woman is and courage to call police. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health.
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>> welcome back. we're taking this la-take a look of that-wind. it is a bit stronger this morning but a mixture of sun and showers on thursday with cool temperatures. as four tense right now? finally out of
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the 30's and into the 40's and the santa rosa. 50s in san francisco and 43 degrees in fremont. as to go towards 10:00 a.m. the 50s and 60s indicated by the green. more widespread by noon. for those headed out this evening temperatures will be in the 50s along the bay. residual 60s in the north bay. with mid-60s in antioch, livermore and 60s for san jose and oakland. mid-60s along the coast. upper 60s and 59 degrees in santa rosa. 67 degrees in downtown san francisco. 54 degrees expected in richmond. the your kron 4 7 day around the bay rainfall
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could return with wednesday, thursday and even for the weekend. >> when it comes to addressing society issues the top punter for the wors areup for the top of entrepreneurs with a number of non-profit organizations coralloid by leaps and bounds. joining us is dr. shappairo.. the real problem solvers. dr. shapiro. this bircher movement. what is a social entreprenewship. >> this was coined in 1981. he runs a nonprofit organization called ahsocka.. the zealiousness
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applied to a social problem and it means that... and bings busines rigor and. business moels into problems. >> is that it controversial? >> not really. there are and not for profits and nonprofits and there are types of innovation, creativity in the middle. people are trying different types of models some that succeed and some to not. what is great is that enthusiasm and creativity are brought into the space. as we mentioned, during the break that enthusiasm and creativity has brought more young people to thinking out
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of the box. on how to address social problems. >> what i find interesting is that you've broken down the different segments of the teams that make up a parking arrangement. of a social hunter for new wer all es were. >> there is a fair amount of focus on the social and for purdue we entrepot you and it ie is for racial for the social order for new work and entrepreneusr over 800 colleges and universities teaching this. a lot of funding and interest comes from the bay area. two of the people in my book runs this foundation in the bay area by the founders are from ebay there is a lot of
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innovation from silicon valley into this a regatta. and devolving the ecosystem is important to understand who all the players are toward this movement from silicon valley. >> let us told about some of the organizations that of stood out to you. perhaps some in the bay. >> shore. >> i highlight in the book, sure-- keviaa ....premal shaw preva can give $25 a business loan to a loan to support a man wiht a veg stand in guatamala. and you
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>> forces in the country worked with the afghanistan military to the rescueit 's not clear whether the doctor was harmed by his captors. but we do know that the doctor will be able to rejoin his family for the pakistani intelligence officials say a u-s drone strike killed a senior al- qaida leader. they say the al qaida commander died when missiles hit a house near the afghan border. his wife was killed, his attack. leader became second in command in june after killed in a u-s droneegypt's liberal opposition group is calling for more protests today. this comes that gave him near absolutehowever, morsy is goingso now, the 'national salvation front' is calling for a
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demonstration against referendum. jeff pierce, has the latest to children that would probably never have the opportunity to have a shiny new bicycle on christmas day. >> you can't get a better gift than a bike and you ride it everyday, you ride it to school, you ride it for fun. turning wheels has been building new bicycles for eight years and this year more then three thousand bicycles were assembled by more than a thousand their tasks every kid deserves a bike and a good christmas so it's fun. it was the best present i ever had so i know how good it feels to get a bike. i enjoy seeing the kids get bikes so it's a good feeling. >> turning wheels has had no difficulty finding bicycle builders. we opened registration and within four minutes we a thousand builders. >> corporate sponsers and
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local fire departments had to compete for a spot for a team to assemble the bicycles. >> we tried to get a team for the last two years but as you can see they have an abundance of teams and we actually got denied a couple of years but we finally got in and we're having a good time doing it. >> once people come they come year after year after year. the pictures that i saw from last year of the kids getting there bikes it really made me want to come down and help out. >> the bicycles are distributed to local charities who make sure that deserving children receive a bicycle this christmas. some lucky children got to assemble their own bicycle. >> we actually teach them how to put together a bike which is a lot of fun for them. >> for director sue runsvold it is all about the season. >> i kind of well up on this day, it's a good day and it's about all of us. it's not about one face or one name it's about all of us. >> over the last eight years turning wheels has given out more than eighteen thousand bicycles. in san jose jeff pierce kron four news. >> we've seen our fair share
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of santa photos. but this one might be among the best. check this out, this picture is currently making the rounds on facebook with over 218-thousand likes. it was taken in a boise, idaho mall. the mom said she stood in line for over 30 minutes for a chance to have her 8 month old son meet santa for the first time. but then her son fell asleep! however, santa didn't seem to mind.offering to take a picture with the tot napping on his stomach. coming up on kron 4 news weekend will take you to the union square. the frenzy is well under way. this live look to the approach to the bay bridge with plenty of sunshine. traffic not that bad. your forecast, coming up.
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new this morning... police in antioch investigating the shooting of a man who was found dead in front of his home. police were called to the area in the 23-hundred before 11 o clock last night. they found a 43 year old man with multiple gunshot wounds. so far, no arrests have been made. in oakland, a fatal square. it happened in broad daylight saturday afternoon and just blocks away from the police department. police say the victim was pronounced dead on the scene. the suspect is still on the loose.
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a san francisco tradition kicked off last night
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a sign of the season in downtown san francisco this weekend. traffic is higher than usual with shoppers and drivers packing the area in and around union square. more now from kron four's jeff bush who braved the holiday crowds. traffic has been crazy down here at union square but those who chose to drive had to be patient because it's been a slow roll all day long. the drive down oferrel street was a slow motion affair and it took several just to move a block. it was a convergence of pedestrians and other drivers and total gridlock was often the case (horns honking) freyed nerves and impatience were affecting many drivers who were caught off guard by the overwhelming amount of( honking ) and pedestrians. thousands with their shopping bags in you can see that the intersections were filled people every time the light turned green. but, eventually, as slow as it was, people got where they were going and joined in with the annual tradition square, kron four news in san francisco today. the postal service is doing its part to help spread holiday cheer. they're holding sunday mail collection for the next two weeks. able to mail season's
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greetings from the lakeshorethat's on sloat boulevard. at 10, service will begin at the marina green post office on buchanan street. at 11 they'll be accepting mail at macy's in unionlet's take a quick look outside this morning. the monday afternoon highs today should be 60s through antioch, oakland. 64 degrees expected and half mondahalf moon bay. and 60s for downtown san francisco. if you're going to lake tahoe? sunny and windy. monday and tuesday still sunday no new snowfall but 20 degrees, 19 degrees monday night. very cool mornings. showers for a bus in the forecast. >> police in irving texas are investigating a deadly crash involving two dallas cowboys football players. police say that defensive
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tackle josh brent, seen here in this mugshot, was drunk and speeding when he hit with a curb early saturday morning. the crash caused his vehicle to flip and killed fellow teammate jerry brown. brent has been charged with intoxication manslaughter. a felony punishable by two to 20 years in prison. the cowboys released a statement saying the team is deeply saddened by the accident and brown's death. police have released the >> it appears that he was traveling at a high rate of speed. also in his vehicle touched or impacted the outside curve of the service road causing his car to flip least once. the officers felt as if alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident so he was asked to perform field sobriety tests. >> they released a statement that they are deeply saddened by the accident and brown's death.
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>> a 25 thousand dollar reward is being offered in connection with the death of a giants fan during the world series victory celebration. 37-year-old sean moffitt died from head trauma on october 30th. two days after he was hurt during street celebrations in the haight- ashbury neighborhood. police are trying to figure out how he died. relatives hope the reward and conviction. >> after winning the first two games of their seven game road trip. the warriors faced off against the team with the worst record in the n-b-a. david lee scored 24 points and snagged 17 rebounds to lead golden state over the washington wizards 101-to- 97. klay thompson added 23 points and stephen curry scored 22 to keep his record of seven straight games with 20 points or more going. the warriors are thirteen and seven on the season and are currently sitting in second place in the pacific division. next up the warriors head to charlotte on monday to take on the bobcats. >> >> i wish you good luck and congratulations. and you're fight. former republican presidential candidate mitt romney wishing luck to boxer manny pacquaio. pacquaio was out of luck though.
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he got knocked out cold at the end of the sixth round against juan manuel marquez in las vegas last night. this is the 4th time the two fighters have met in the ring. the first was a draw, with pacquiao claiming narrow victories on points in the other two. both fighters say they'd consider a fifth fight. >> texas a&m quarterback is the first freshman to win the heisman trover trophy. he will be leading texas a&m in oklahoma on the cotton bowl on january 4th. he received 474 first-place votes. still ahead on kron 4 news weekend details on some holiday events around the bay area. and this live look from the sierras. in a beautiful morning at heavenly valley. plenty of
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snow with windy conditions. temperatures only in the 40's. we will be right back.
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hospitalized former south african president nelson mandela is reportedly comfortable and in good care. that's according to the country's current president jacob zuma, who met with the civil rights icon this morning. mandela was admitted to a hospital for testing. this is video from his 94th birthday earlier this year. few additional details about his condition are available. worshippers concerned about mandela have gathered at a johannesburg church. which has been a center for anti- apartheid protests. >> there are plenty of holiday-themed events happening around the bay today. here are just a few. it's snow day in berkeley's gourmet ghetto. starting at 10 a.m. parents can take their kids to visit the snow queen and work on craft projects. that's free, at 16 - 73 shattuck avenue in berkeley. >> then at 4 p.m.
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festivities begin down in santa clara's great america amusement park. this weekend is chinese and hispanic cultures weekend. santa will be there, along with dancers, magicians, a laser light show and more. also in the south bay, an event for the second night of hanukkah >> the jewish community center of silicon valley is hosting a menorah lighting. that's at 4 p.m. at the santana row shopping center on olin avenue. >> still ahead we will be chatting with the travel mom also,the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year. is always with kron 4. spectacular fireworks. will year's live show. it is hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich. it's the only local and live ring in the new year, and kron 4's - new year's live. are enough to keep you fro
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>> welcome back we to see some fifty's right now through 60s and the north bay, uncured we are
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expecting 60s through los gatos. novado, and when:05 for the miami game today at :051:05 today for the miami dolphins game today. your kron 4 7 day around the bay the system coming in for the weekend. >> if your are already tired of shopping? maybe now is a good time to get rid of its all yours find some
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traveling deals. the travel mom has returned. she has some tips on how to get some last-minute deals. wait a minute, we are in the middle of december? >> i must be honest we are not going to fight and the great deals on air fare. but the way that i want to stretch your travel dollar besides with air fare because if you've not made in airline purchase. chances are, good luck, they are going to be through the roof but one of the things that i would suggest is to join a loyalty program. with rental cars, programs, airlines, and hotels operates, perks, streamlines and the credit card can give you a lot with the american express platinum card and their reward has no black out of date. >> it is amazing as long as there a seat available. even the next day. you use your
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platinum card. perhaps you do not even know that. >> we saw a video and i must ask the 49 before 50. what is going on? >> in the month of january i was wanting to have 49 experiences before i turned 50. with throw speaking, a jumping out of bridges, and i went to throw speaking -- thrill speaking and even a stripper poll! >> yes, things that were uncomfortable. i do have a facebook page. and i give things away i do not advertise or sell that is so i can share travel. one last tip is look for the added value of deals it is a great way to stretch your travel
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dollar. resorts, hotels, destinations will give credits to used on the property like a dining, golf, as bspa and in-flight entertainment and baggage check for an added value items. you can stretch your holiday dollar. >> some people are going to be traveling and as they go by plane what are you going to be doing to begifts? >> it is going to be slow with the security. there's a 5050 shot that some people are going to rescue unwrap or ship gifts ...or use gift cars and technology my son
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was mighty guy but i've even had technology might troublmight travel my travel ... program your number into y our phone from the hotel,,, airlines, and free appss..pre pre planning will make the trip so much easier. >> absolutely and my facebook myis the travel mom...i give away trips to
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share travel with everyone safe travels we will be right back.
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>> a server at a stockton casino has been suspended for some controversial words on a guest receipt. gabriel roxas has the story. >> christina duran had a fun time but she could not believe her eyes. >> and why does this procedure is a fat girls? >> they thought that she was joking. >> what is that check say joking? >> your joking? >> and excess fat girls. and when the server returned he
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denied having anything to do with it and " to jeff " must of been the one who typed it but he was gonnhe was shocked. >> and the manager told the women he was sorry for what happened and offered to discount their bill by 25 per cent. but the ladies were unimpressed by the 'he was like, "well, i can do 50 per cent," and we were just like, "are you
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huerta took a photo of the receipt so she had proof of how she and her friends had the women said they expect >> 'i can just see it over and can't believe it. they huerta added: 'i still can't get that out of my mind, what happened to us. i still can't believe that somebody cameo club casino bar 'i was really appalled, obviously, at the behavior,' seimers, who wasn't working seimers said he questioned jeff when he found out and he said the waiter has been 'i just want to tell (the women) that we're sincerely sorry for that, and that we'll do everything in our power to make sure that this never happens to anyone ever ever again. >> nonetheless is not clear if anything can happen for the damage done. >> i still cannot believe it and what got out of my mind. i still cannot believe that somebody would put that on a receipt. >> you cannot change it. that is something that we will have to live with for the rest of our lives. an
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embarrassing moment for a soon to be husband proposing to his longtime girlfriend. loren lentz accidentally spelled out the first letter of his fiancee's name backwards.... her name is jody... not lody. he spent a couple of hours turning his two hundred acre field into a marriage proposal. popping the question anyway and jody said yes. the couple plans to get married next month. that is going to do it thank you for joining us. we will see you back again the 7:00 a.m. next saturday morning and watched tonight kron 4 we will check in with you, next weekend, by ie by
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